Facetious and Silly


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Facetious adjective – Given to or marked by mature intelligent humor.
Silly and facetious are semantically related. In some cases you can use "Silly" instead an adjective "Facetious".
Nearby Word: facetiously
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Silly adjective – Lacking in seriousness or maturity.
Facetious and silly are semantically related. Sometimes you can use "Facetious" instead an adjective "Silly".
Nearby Word: silliness
Synonyms for Silly

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  • Then Michael Bowman of the Homestuck music team covered them, giving them both a facetious satirical Stylistic Suck treatment almost dripping in cheese and irony, emphasising just how incredibly silly they are.
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